Bitcoin suddenly retests $50K in possible ‘shakeout’ as analysts stay bullish on BTC

Bitcoin suddenly retests $50K in possible ‘shakeout’ as analysts stay bullish on BTC


Bitcoin (BTC) kept traders on their toes on Tuesday as a sudden price dip sparked a retest of $50,000. 

BTC/USD 1-hour candle chart (Bitstamp). Source: TradingViewBTC still “fine” at $49,000

Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView followed BTC/USD as it shed $2,000 in two hours Tuesday.

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The pair had hit $52,960 — nearly a four-month high — before consolidating and then heading lower.

The volatile conditions mark a memorable day for Bitcoin adoption, coming as El Salvador becomes the first country in history to adopt a partial “Bitcoin standard.”

For traders, the BTC price reversal, which at the time of writing had cooled at $50,500, was likely merely a technical event.

“Shaking out some late longs I’d expect,” popular social media trader Crypto Chase commented.

“Still confident we see 54.7K~ hit as long as 50K can hold as support (fairly obvious 12HR level to work with here).”

As Cointelegraph reported, funding rates this week signaled bullish bias, with expectations of profitable shorts providing a potential opportunity

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